quasi envious

envious

[en-vee-uhs]
adjective
1.
full of, feeling, or expressing envy: envious of a person's success; an envious attack.
2.
Archaic.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French; Old French envieus < Latin invidiōsus invidious

enviously, adverb
enviousness, noun
nonenvious, adjective
nonenviously, adverb
nonenviousness, noun
overenvious, adjective
overenviously, adverb
overenviousness, noun
quasi-envious, adjective
quasi-enviously, adverb
unenvious, adjective
unenviously, adverb

enviable, envious, jealous.


1. resentful, jealous, covetous.
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envious (ˈɛnvɪəs)
 
adj
feeling, showing, or resulting from envy
 
[C13: from Anglo-Norman, ultimately from Latin invidiōsus full of envy, invidious; see envy]
 
'enviously
 
adv
 
'enviousness
 
n

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envious
c.1300, from Anglo-Fr. envious, O.Fr. envieus (Mod.Fr. envieux), from L. invidiosus (cf. Sp. envidioso, It. invidioso, Port. invejoso), from invidia (see envy). Related: Enviously.
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